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Dec 8, 2013 2:40pm EST
smoke. tall smokes tax that would pump it out day and night pier towards the end of the time it was still going, they did a smokestack that was 150 feet high. it was higher-ups who would get in the wind goes in place else. that is where we put them in big fat of chemicals in mud was the predominant model. west led you often have silver in. here in this valley, the boom lasts 100 years. it went from 1880s to the 1980s when it was closed down. the miners almost the sole employer except for retail stores. everybody depended on the mind. because everybody depended on the mine, it affected everybody's lives. the bunker hill, the name of the mine supported the hills, pete for a uniform in the marching band and employed students in the summer and provided thousands of scholarships for the kids who came out. the effect on the top closing was devastating. the town had been through hard times. there had been labor strikes an irate about one of the big strikes in my book. it had been through the depression. all the men voted three days a week so everybody could work. when the mine closed down,
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
, e panned access to food stamps, continue to provide refundable tax credits and extend unemployment benefits. today we hear from a panel who will explain exactly how unemployment insurance benefits families and the american economy and why it is imperative for this congress to move and act before the year ends. thank you, madam leader. >> we'll go to introduction of the witnesses. mr. laurel and i are going to share. i'll start with ms. owens who has been the executive director of the national employment law project since january of 2008, and she's seen the efforts that that institution oversee the effects of the great recession. she's worked at the afl-cio, focused on minimum wage, living wage hikes, pay equity for women, many issues we're pursuing around this country. ms. owens we welcome you. we want to introduce each witness first or have them testify one at a time? >> okay. we'd ask you to make your statement brief so we can get to all witnesses. >> thank you so much. we appreciate the committee holding this important hearing today on what is an urgent matter for millions of am
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